Abrego et al v. Dow Chemical et al Reference : 06-55109 // CV-05-03608-RGK Complaint date : No description Status : Final judgment Place of jurisdiction : United States, Central District of California Plaintiffs types : Farm/rural workers Plaintiffs names : Antonio Abrego Abrego Defendants : Dow Chemical, Shell Oil Company Lawyers for Health and Environmental Justice : Howard B. Miller, Walter J. Lack, Elizabeth Lane Crooke, Thomas V. Girardi, Joe J. Fisher, Mark Sparks, Scott C. Kinsel, Benton Musslewhite Case nature : Civil court Type(s), Product(s), Active substance(s) : Nematicide, DBCP, Nemagon, Fumazone Requests : Appeal of the Court decision on the request from 1160 Panamean farm workers for an unspecified amount of special, general, and punitive damages, because of their sterility and other health problems due to their exposure to DBCP. Name of the Court : United States Court Of Appeals for the ninth circuit of Central District of California, United States Jurisdiction level : Decision date : April 4, 2006 Decision nature : Positive Decision content : The appeal is dismissed and the district court’s remand of this action to state court is confirmed. Legal basis : No description Court Ruling : Link to the ruling Summary : 04.04.2006, Dow's appeal against indemnisation of Panamean farmworkers exposed to DBCP is rejected. In 1979, Dow was still using DBCP on its banana plantations in Panama despite having been banned by EPA. 1160 workers in the plantation have sued the company because their suffer sterility and other serious health problems due to their exposure to DBCP. Scientific references : No scientifice reference for this case. Related links : No related link for this case.